Plastics

A general term referring to organic materials which have a polymeric structure (consisting of 1 or more polymers). Plastics in a finished state may contain so called additives (stabilizers, plasticisers, fillers etc.) which are used to modify the properties (colour, rigidity, flexibility etc.) of plastics depending on their applications.

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The installed capacity for recycling flexible polyethylene (PE: PE-LD, PE-LLD PE-MD & PE-HD) has been increasing significantly over the last years.

 

The European plastics recycling industry welcomes and fully supports the Plastics Strategy published by the European Commission.